Sassafras Springs

Sassafras Springs Vineyard

Sassafras Springs Vineyard & Winery Makes Creative, Unconventional Weddings a Reality By Sydne Tursky Sassafras Springs Vineyard and Winery is ready to make couples’ wedding celebration everything they can dream it to be, with lots of room for creativity and innovation.  Cheryl and Gene Long opened the award-winning wedding venue in Springdale in January 2014.…

Declining Bee Numbers Spark Concern

by Sydne Tursky  Honey bees are dying, and no one knows what to do about it. Scientists are worried. Campaigns to save the bees are everywhere, encouraging people to put out sugar water for sickly bees. Cheerios has even included seed packets in their cereals, encouraging buyers to plant wildflowers to help #BringBacktheBees. Most people…

Arkansas Startups: Startup Junkie

Startup Junkie, a Fayetteville-based company headed by University of Arkansas alumni Jeff Amerine and Haley Allgood, aims to use its unique business model to help other small businesses and boost economic development and quality of life in the greater Northwest Arkansas region. Startup Junkie provides resources for entrepreneurs who need them but don’t always have…